IL-2 4K skin update continues with new dev update

A new developer diary has arrived this morning with a look at new 4K skins for the IL-2 Model 1943. Looks sharp and comes with a bit of a surprise! 4K upgrade across the board The way skins work in IL-2: Great Battles means there are actually a couple of different texture files merged together….

Jason hints at new features coming to IL-2 soon

Every so often Jason Williams, IL-2 Lead Producer, likes to post in the forums and give us a little taste of what he’s working with or thinking about. Today he posted about 4K monitors and it sounds really interesting! So I finally got a 4K monitor and I am comparing it to the VR experience,…

IL-2 MC.202 gets a beautiful custom 4K skin

Members of the 1CGS IL-2 forum community continue to crank out custom high quality 4K skins and today a beautiful 4K MC.202 skin has appeared on the forums ready for download. IL-2 forum member ICDP has been one of several community member artists working away on 4K quality skins. The IL-2 engine only recently gained…

IL-2’s 4K aircraft skin options

When Update 2.006 arrived, it brought with it a huge number of changes to the game engine. The DirectX 11 renderer was a big improvement in performance but it also unlocked the ability to have 4K sized textures. While the default skins have not yet been updated, that hasn’t stopped the community from generating some…